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Mar 3, 2012 7:00pm PST
god bless. we'll see you soon. >> bret: mitt romney has a big win just three days before super tuesday. this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney picked up a major boost to his presidential campaign, taking first place in the washington state caucuses. the initial west coast contest of this season. we have fox team coverage. carl cameron is in cincinnati, ohio, ahead of super tuesday. we begin with correspondent dan springer who is live in seattle. good evening, dan. >> yeah. good evening, brett. with 62% of the vote here in washington state counted in the straw poll today, mitt romney has a lead with 37% of the vote. a short time ago, he issued a victory statement that reads in part, i'm heartened to have won the washington caucuses and i thank the voters for their support. every day that passes with barak obama in the white house is a day in which america's recovery from the economic crisis is delayed. here is how the other three candidates faired so far. ron paul at 24%. with rick santorum also at 24%. and newt gingrich at 11%. it was a day with a s
FOX News
Mar 3, 2012 10:00pm EST
>> bret: mitt romney has a big win just three days before super tuesday. this is "special report". good evening. i'm bret baier. mitt romney picked up a major boost to his presidential campaign, taking first place in the washington state caucuses. the initial west coast contest of this season. we have fox team coverage. carl cameron is in cincinnati, ohio, ahead of super tuesday. we begin with correspondent dan springer who is live in seattle. good evening, dan. >> yeah. good evening, brett. with 62% of the vote here in washington state counted in the straw poll today, mitt romney has a lead with 37% of the vote. a short time ago, he issued a victory statement that reads in part, i'm heartened to have won the washington caucuses and i thank the voters for their support. every day that passes with barak obama in the white house is a day in which america's recovery from the economic crisis is delayed. here is how the other three candidates faired so far. ron paul at 24%. with rick santorum also at 24%. and newt gingrich at 11%. it was a day with a strong gop turnout here. it was a
Mar 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
as the evening unfolds is whether or not mitt romney can seal the deal tonight. a lot at stake here for mitt romney going into all of these states across the country. romney really looking for a big win tonight. whether or not he can seal the deal across the country, that's going to be the big question that we're all watching, larry. that's going to be the big issue that's on a lot of people's minds tonight. back to you. >> all right, amman, thank you very much. we will see you later. now, other other top story this evening, and it's a big one. the first triple digit drop in the stock market all year. let's get right away to our stock market mavens. we bring in dougy cass, and mike holland, chairman of holland and company, and cnbc's own kelly evans. doug, let me just ask you. there's a lot of things going on here. i just want to ask about the potential of a credit default event in greece. if they don't get to 90% bond swap, then as i understand it, credit default swaps will kick in. that's not good for ebanks, and that's not good for the market, and that may be a key part of today's sell-of
Mar 5, 2012 12:00am PST
for obama now, but events could elect romney. obama is singing happy days, but it's america, is he too far ahead of the parade to hear its music. finally, offshore warnings, could this war with iran change everything and could the killing of americans in afghanistan drive us to quit? could either of these crisis flare up and leave this white house burnt. hi, i'm chris matthews. welcome to the show. with us today, the "washington post" bob woodward, cnbc's becky quick, the "washington post" kathleen parker and the "national journal's" major garrett. while republicans are having to explain rush limbaugh's hatefulness this week, barack obama is radiating optimism these days. the president is channeling that old ronald reagan morning in america. here he was on tuesday. >> i'm not going to settle for a country where a few do really well and everybody else is struggling to get by. i promise you this. as long as you got an ounce of fight left in you, i'll have a ton of fight left in me. chris: a new poll has obama losing to mitt romney by four points believe it or not, even with all of the damage
Mar 14, 2012 7:00pm EDT
market and we're going to dive right into it. sizzle number two. the santorum threat against romney. well, last night's primary showed it. romney's got to make a much better case that romney care in massachusetts isn't obama care. that's his challenge. and the story everybody's talking about, a goldman sachs executive quits in a very public way writing an op-ed in the "new york times," calling the firm and i quote toxic and destructive. but we ask, is the giant headed for failure? we begin tonight with the markets, the dow up 16, the close at 13, 194. the nasdaq up a point to 3,040, the s&p closing at 1394. now a little micro. rates rising, dollar strong, dollars up by .5% to 80, and gold is falling $51 all the way down to 1,642. ten-year bond rates closing at 2.72%. all right, rick santelli, my take is the economy's getting better, real interest rates are rising, that's boosting the value of the dollar. and because people like the economy in the stock market they're getting out of gold. what are you thinking? >> well, that there's several areas that are contributing to the increase in ra
FOX News
Mar 11, 2012 11:00pm PDT
with 51 rs. mitt romney had 21% and newt gingrich and ron paul rounding out the field. >> romney leads with 454, santorum has 217, gingrich is third and paul last. it takes 1144 delegates to clinch the nomination. joining us now from birmingham, alabama, the man looking for a strong showing in the south tuesday, newt gingrich. and mr. speaker, welcome back to "fox news sunday." >> good to be back with you. >> chris: the polls show a surprisingly close race tuesday in alabama and mississippi. question: are you going to win them both? >> i think we will win both. we are campaigning very aggressively in both states. as almost everywhere else, you start a little behind because of rom no's money and the length of time he's advertising. as you come pain, you catch up with him pretty rapidly. i think we are pulling ahead in both states. we have great organizations in both states, particular flee alabama, where the senate majority leader has put together a great statewide organization. i will be campaigning today in birmingham and in mississippi. and then we will be campaigning in the morning
FOX News
Mar 21, 2012 6:00pm EDT
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Mar 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT
live. mitt romney, what is at stake for him tonight? plus the civilian massacre, blunt language from president obama, while new information about the soldier suspect is revealed. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." >> the republican race for the white house is all tied up in mississippi and alabama, most primary polls close in four hours. those contests could go anywhere. . what's happens in lafayette, jim? >> the primaries are, all three candidates have a serious shot at taking the checkered flack, all at least at risk for a maybe blowout. with the deep vow. >> reporter: confident that primaries in mississippi and alabama could put him in the gop's driver's seat -- >> under the obama economy, it's been harder these are crushing a lot of people. >> romney has good wins to, and victories by newt ging rich could be just as damaging. >> reporter: he's making the case that the race won't be settled in the south. >> it can be different for anyone to get to the number of delegates with the majority of the convention. >> they laughed that off in an e-mail to reporters, saying
Mar 8, 2012 3:00am PST
wins that one, that's it. and if i'm not mistaken -- >> mitt romney declared the winner in ohio. >> okay. all right, everybody, thanks for coming, that's a wrap. we're just going to sit back. show's over. good luck in the general election. i'm going to smoke my pipe and watch book notes as i always do to unwind from a hard day at the satire factory. unless -- >> romney eked out the win in ohio. >> he barely won in the all important state of ohio. >> he won the math, but lost the momentum. >> he could not deliver a knockout punch. >> the republican race far from over, folks. >> every time. >> every time. good morning. it's thursday, march the 8th. and with us on the set, we've got executive editor of random house, pulitzer prize winning historian jon meacham. the list keeps -- >> do you have my tax returns? >> i heard at the "game change" premiere because i -- you know, all the kids were calling me because all the cool kids were there last night. >> i, of course, was home not like jon stewart. >> did you have porage for the kids? >> it soothes my nerves at the end of the day, and
Mar 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
news this hour. polls in three states have just closed. nbc news projecting that mitt romney will win the massachusetts primary. moving west, oklahoma, nbc news projecting the race is too early to call. and in tennessee, the same thing, too early to call in tennessee, john. >> right now the biggest battle ground state, ohio, is too close to call as well by nbc news. that is the place where mitt romney has to beat rick santorum to preserve his claim as the inevitable nom knee. newt gingrich expected to win his home state of georgia. that might keep him in the race for now. mitt romney row jected as the winner in virginia where only he and ron paul were on the ballot. romney also the projected winner by nbc news now in vermont. >> welcome to our special super tuesday your money your vote coverage. i'm maria bartiromo. >> and we're i'm john harwood. 424 delegates are up for grabs tonight in 11 states across the country. >> all this happening on a day when your money went on a wild ride. stocks posting their biggest losses of the year today. dow jones down 203 points, more than 1.5% on th
Mar 6, 2012 8:00pm EST
second and third. it of the [unintelligible] important for romney to do well. it to do more important for santorum to do well. ohio and tennessee are the game. but santorum liz's ohio, he has to win tennessee. if met ronnie went ohio and tennessee, -- if mitt romney it wins ohio and tennessee, there is a perception that it is over. what is new to bring their each region what is the newt gingrich argument that >? >> today might not be as big as some previous super tuesday. it is huge in deciding who is the republican nominee. we will have a much clearer portrait tomorrow morning at the state of this race. i think we're going to have a clear indication whether we're talking about three more weeks or three more months. >> that is right. >> it is not aid o'clock p.m. eastern. we say eastern because this is being broadcast on c-span. it is an important hour. we're seeing polls closing in massachusetts. half of tennessee is now resolved. the rest is still resolving. romney has been declared the winner in massachusetts. we want to welcome our audience from coast to coast. >> s uper pac tuesd
Mar 30, 2012 8:00am PDT
romney today, congressman paul ryan. the wisconsin representative says that romney is the right person to beat the president come november. he is also asking the party to rally around the former massachusetts governor. >> i have two criteria i am using to make my decision to vote in our primary tuesday. who is the best person to be president, who will make the best president, and who has the best chance of defeating barack obama. and in my opinion, mitt romney is clearly that person. >> we'll have more on paul ryan's endorsement and what this could mean for romney later in the show. >>> romney also got former president george h.w. bush's endorsement, but it also came with kind of an awkward moment. a reporter asked romney if george w. bush would also be endorsing him, and it put the former massachusetts governor in a little bit of a pickle, especially when bush sr. asked him, has he endorsed you? we'll have the details of that conversation for you a little bit later in "fair game." >>> israel is on high alert as hundreds of thousands of people, mainly arabs and palestinians, are floodi
Mar 20, 2012 8:00pm EDT
>> earlier in the politico live stream coverage we were talking about the romney strategy on the road ahead, they'rethey areo think rick santorum is on a fault error. 78785 server or more. some need 75% or more. is there still that x factor? >> if rick wins, that would give him something to appeal to keep going. romney can not put enough wins together to make it stop caring about rick santorum. you have to give rick santorum credit. he is unable to hang tough. they traded back -- he was able to hang tough. they have traded back and forth. rick santorum is here for a while. >> craig gordon, tell us something that is about to pop up on the site that is not on the site yet. >> i am not kidding when i say i am hoping we're going to get results very soon after 8:00. mitt romney has a story teed up. he has the story ready to go. >> you will get your ears on. we're talking to one of our white house reporters. i think you have a question for dodge. i will relay it to him. >> there was a your asking about foreign policy being a bigger issue in the campaign. we were talking about th
FOX News
Mar 6, 2012 1:00pm PST
: well, mitt romney has been consistent in focusing on the economy and times that has not attracted headlines but constantly it has come back to the front pinch -- page and that is why she locking leak he has the moment up. rick santorum did not by have the for the economy, did not talk about jobs, not as much as republicans thing he should have. so, again, the economy. back in the spotlight. and mitt romney has been consistent but republicans are worried about the gaffes. >>neil: the argument with the economy is if it starts improving and you are a republican you can be between a rock and a hard place so the republican's argument republicans always waiting for disaster, how does rick santorum or ron paul, or newt gingrich or mitt romney differentiate. >>guest: that is tough. because both parties have that privately what they are rooting for and romney and the other presidential candidates have to focus on although it is a little bit better, than it was six months ago, it is still not where it should be and romney is talking a lot about not settling for 8.3 percent unemployment insu
Mar 12, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and tip-off is tomorrow. can romney win at least one state to claim he can win in the south? can santorum become the sole romney challenger? and then there's this question. would romney even have a chance if he had to take on either of these guys one on one. >>> speaking of march madness, a poll of likely republicans in alabama show 14% believe president obama is a fellow christian. in mississippi, the figure is 12%. and the majority there say he's a muslim. >>> plus it's no secret there's a gender gap in this country politically with democrats holding an edge with women. now the obama campaign is looking to seize the moment and use republican efforts to limit abortion rights and access to contraception to create an insurmountable lead in women in november. >>> also what are we to make of the horrible rampage of the soldier in afghanistan? the calls for the u.s. to get out of there are getting louder and louder. >>> and what did steve smith think of the movie "game change." he fesses up in the sideshow. we begin with cynthia tucker, a visiting professor. and chris cillizza is a political
Mar 7, 2012 7:00am EST
are ready to win across this country. ♪ host: the victories were split last night with mitt romney taking his home state, squeezing out a victory in ohio and winning in alaska in virginia. rick santorum wins and north dakota, oklahoma, and tennessee. all candidates vowed to fight on. political observers say none of them will lock up the nomination until possibly may. good morning. it is wednesday, march 7. we will go through the results this morning with all of you and get your thoughts. let's divide the lines by supporters. those in support for newt gingrich -- ron paul -- you can also send us your e- mails, or send us a tweet. you could post your comments on our facebook page. and newt gingrich was able to score a victory in georgia last night, his home state. the biggest delegate prize from super tuesday. the state doles out the delegates proportionately. his win in his home state is the first victory for him since south carolina in june you worry. the former speaker about to bite on lost tight with the southern strategy. >> i want you to know in the morning we're going on to alabama o
Mar 3, 2012 8:00pm EST
satellite corp. 2012] >> next, republican predicted a candidate mitt romney at a town hall meeting in dayton, ohio. then a view of this tuesday of three primary vote in ohio. after that, addresses by president obama and republican rep doc hastings. >> mitt romney continues to campaign in ohio the buckeye state is one of 10 states holding contests on super tuesday. next, he takes part in a town hall meeting in dayton. ♪ >> wow. what a turnout. i have a question for this crowd. do you believe we cannot afford another four years of barack obama? [applause] that must mean we will do everything in our power over the next three days to make sure mitt romney when's ohio and in the fall beats barack obama. are we going to do it? [applause] three more days and we are. it is great to be here. the mayor is doing a great job as a champion for this area. we also happen states senator chris widener here. pretty good team, the you not think? [applause] and the big guy behind me here, mangold, centerville ohio. you can probably tell from looking at him he plays a sport. can you guess which one it is? a gr
Mar 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
would not only determine the course of the nation, they reveal the character of the man. >>> mitt romney is flip-flopping on this remark. >> planned parenthood, going to get rid of that. >>> and the governor of pennsylvania is advising women how to get through their state-mandated ultrasound. >> not make anybody watch, you have to close your eyes. >>> joan walsh is here with the latest. >>> and talk about a game change, ann coulter is throwing the mama grizzly under the bus. >> the conservative movement does have more of a problem. >> martin bashir is here with reaction. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks, thanks for watching. today was the kickoff of obama/biden 2012 campaign. vice president joe biden made the campaign's first official reelection appearance at a union hall in toledo, ohio. about 600 miles away, the president of the united states spoke to a community college in maryland. he addressed the hot-button issue of higher gas prices and called out the republicans for their fearmongering tactics. >> gas prices went up around this time last year. gas prices shot up in the
Feb 29, 2012 7:00pm EST
economy and the american experiment. but first up, we're going to sizzle with mitt romney who sizzled in a comeback in michigan and also swept arizona. he snags victory from the jaws of defeat and i think he did it by touting his supply side tax and economic growth plan. we're going to get to our panel in a moment. but first up, robert costa of the national review with all of the latest h. good evening, bob costa. >> look, mitt romney got the momentum out of michigan, but it's a more complicated story. he split the delegates. 30 delegates in michigan, santorum walks away with 15, romney walks away with 15. so romney got the momentum, he wrote his tax cut, his big speech on friday, into victory in michigan by a couple of points, but in super tuesday, santorum's not out of this hunt. >> what does romney have to do to stay on message? i agree with you that tax cuts and santorum's miserable performance on extreme culture war, i think the tax cuts did it. what does he got to do, bob costa? >> look at what he said last night in his victory speech. it was a speech that really focused on the
Mar 20, 2012 7:00pm EDT
for mitt romney 234 illinois, and i battle a leading democrat over paul ryan's budget. good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is "the kudlow report." the polls in illinois close in less than an hour. it could be a big night for mitt romney, and i have a message from my friend newt gingrich. newt, it's time to get out of the race. plus, congressman paul rooen releases a dramatic new budget plan. it slashes taxes, spending and the federal debt, and i take on a democratic leader. we disagree face-to-face. and is russia's bad boy vlad peer putin about to push up oil prices even higher? plus, will the saudis bring them back down? all right. first up this evening, looks like mitt romney is poised take illinois and tent's republican primary. polls close in less than an hour, and cnbc's own john harwood joins us now with all the latest on the race. good evening, john. >> good evening, larry. you know, mitt romney in polls in the last couple of days heading into this primary had opened up a lead. the average in real clear this afternoon was ten points for mitt romney. if
Mar 18, 2012 7:00am EDT
santorum campaigning in illinois. miss romney will be in the northern part of the state including rockford, alan lawyer with the delegates at stake on tuesday. the only scheduled on tuesday. if you go inside "the new york times" we want to bring in this photo. it is and generations as the republicans have seen a convention in which the nominee was not decided going in. gerald ford was the fitting -- sitting president. the appointed president did not have enough delegates before working out an agreement to get that nomination. we want to take you back to the for the convention in kansas city to give you one snapshot of what that was like in the summer of 1976. [video clip] >> i think he is the vice chairman of one of those delegations. >> something to do with a sign, i do not know. >> did he get a phone back? >> no. >> which phone? >> my white cord phone. that goes to the trailer. my other phone is damaged. host: 1 snapshot of what happened during the summer of 1976 -- all for getting the nomination on the first ballot. for some questions because of the surge by ronald reagan who got the no
Mar 21, 2012 7:00pm EDT
this political hoopla. we're all over this story. and sizzle number two tonight, mitt romney wins big in illinois. and now the republican party is kohl lessing behind him. former florida governor jeb bush endorsed as did the freedom works tea party. now the most basic question of all, can romney beat obama. but first up this evening, let's get the lay of the land on this whole keystone pipeline. good evening, eamon. >> good evening, larry. president obama calls his energy strategy all of the above and is traveling the country this week in an effort to prove it. today the president appeared at a solar plant in boulder city, nevada, where he defended government investment in solar energy. but tomorrow we'll see him in a very different setting at an oil pipeline storage yard in curbing, oklahoma, where he'll deliver remarks about a new pipeline there that will bring oil to the gulf of mexico. tomorrow's visit highlights the fact that a part of transcanada corp.'s keystone pipeline is being approved. and larry, the southern part of the pipeline is being built in spite of the president, not because of
Mar 6, 2012 5:00pm PST
for the gop. >> steve handelsman joins us from columbus, ohio. conventional wisdom says if romney wins ohio he wins the nomination. where do we stand right now? >> reporter: well, we stand where we don't know. as the votes are counted on this super tuesday night and nbc news makes its various projections, ohio does remain the focus. romney and santorum. nbc news projects ohio is too close to call. mitt romney cast his ballot late this afternoon in massachusetts. and tonight notched his first super tuesday victory. nbc news projecting romney wins virginia. and projecting that newt gingrich wins his home state of georgia. but as voters cast their ballots on this super tuesday, in eleven states, ohio was the most watched. in this swing state, many republicans were un-enthusiastic. and many were split. >> i voted for mitt romney. >> mitt romney because of his business experience. >> people aren't feeling there's a strong person at all. but i think santorum could pull it out. >> reporter: can he beat mitt romney in ohio? the pressure is on rick santorum. >> this is a somewhat important day in my li
Mar 7, 2012 7:30am EST
. former massachusetts governor mitt romney and former pennsylvania senator rick santorum are both projected to win three states each. they are locked in a tight race in ohio. voters are taking part in primaries and caucuses in ten states. the contest will determine 1/5 of the delegates to the convention this august. the race in ohio has drawn a lot of attention. it's not clear yet who will win there. abc television reports romney has 37% and santorum 38% with more than 3/4 of the votes counted. abc also says romney is certain to win in virginia, vermont, and massachusetts. romney is a moderate. he has been the front-runner since the initial stages of the race. abc says santorum is certain to win in tennessee, oklahoma and in north dakota. he is a conservative. the former speaker of the u.s. house of representatives newt gingrich is also a conservative. he is certain to win in georgia. >>> rick santorum is posing a particularly big threat to romney in conservative stronghold states. the recent standoff between the catholic church and the obama administration over the president's bi
Mar 7, 2012 4:00am EST
washington. >>> mitt romney adds six more states to the win column. >>> and the resource of the economies slows to a crawl in the latest quarter. grabbling the local dollar and reviving talk of easing. >>> hello. welcome to the show. you're watching the "worldwide exchange" with christine tan and me, of course. let take a look at what's going on around the markets. yesterday we had this big selloff struggling for direction. if we look at the movements overall in this index, we're higher but just by a fraction. they keep bouncing around. between upward 1% and 2% overall. looking around the region, though, this is how it's varying from country to country. in the uk, the ftse 100 is up by 1.1%. similar moves for the dac. the cac is moving. we are struggling to get back onto the upward trajectory after the selloffs we saw yesterday. just to remind you, the cac was down by 3.6%, the dax, 3.3%. let's move on to some of the other markets and see what's going on here. the euro/dollar, 1.018. as part of the big markets yesterday the euro lost ground against the dollar. we had the 1.8% move yesterd
Mar 26, 2012 1:00pm PDT
here in "the situation room." i'll go one-on-one this hour with mitt romney and newt gingrich. and then in the next hour, my interview with rick santorum. >>> mrs. history in t . >>> supreme court -- and the impact on the presidential election as well. president obama has an etch-a-sketch moment of his own. he goes on camera telling the chancellor that things will be changing as well. i'm wolf blitzer, you're in "the situation room." all that coming up, but first, a campaign triple header right here in "the situation room." i'll interview three republican presidential hopefuls today, mitt romney is on deck, rick santorum follows the next hour, right now the republican presidential can da aial candid. the former speaker of the house newt gingrich. spiker, thank you for coming in. eeveryone seems to agree that getting to the magic 344 for you right now before the convention isn't possible, do you agree with that. >> sure. look, i think the front-runner's clearly mitt romney. he's the weakest front runner in modern times, if he can get to 1144, he's the nominee. but if he can't g
FOX News
Mar 8, 2012 6:00am PST
to the radio. we have mitt romney. >> steve: fantastic. bill: there are significant concerns about iran's nuclear program. this is new video in from an emergency meeting called by the united nations in europe. reports are iran is advancing its nuclear program and hiding the evidence from the u.s. and just about everyone else who wants to know what it's up to. good morning to you, martha. martha: good morning. i'm martha maccallum here in washington. a defiant iran appearing to thumb its nose at calls to stop its uranium enrichment program. bill: leland vittert is live on the story. report report israelis are saying we told you so. front page of the big daily newspaper proof, iran is building a nuclear bomb. the facility is 20 miles south of tehran. it's a secret military facility the inspectors from the united nations have asked to get into. tehran says no, they finally say yes, but satellite images show there are cleanups going on there. it is evidence that iran is work on the bomb. the ambassador says iran has no interest in nuclear weapons. bill: how does this change the calculation
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Mar 8, 2012 9:00am EST
is how things are shaping up. these are post super tuesday polls. mitt romney is in the lead now in alabama. rick santorum did have a lead in some polls a couple days ago, but romney out in front 31%. rick santorum trailing by 10 points. newt gingrich and ron paul in third and fourth place in those races. and the gingrich campaign has said they are risking everything on those two southern primaries. they have always felt that that sweep through the south should be where newt gingrich would be capable of being strong. a campaign spokesman for mr. gingrich says they are a must-win in alabama and mississippi. he won georgia handily. last night in birmingham gingrich predicted victory. >> when we win this primarily and the primary next door we will have reset this primary race. it's the most amazing thing i have ever seen. >> reporter: gingrich canceled planned events in kansas. he has won fewer total delegates than both mitt romney and rick santorum. so watch that. bill: we have fox news alert. new job numbers in the number of americans filing for first time benefits up to 362,000.
Mar 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
southern primaries close. alabama and mississippi. to see if mitt romney's electability passes its southern stress test. the mississippi governor is going to join us. one more story we're covering tonight. president obama tells china to play fair on key commodities. he is going to haul them off to the world trade organization and, you know what, folks, i am going to agree with the president on this one. we begin with the markets. it was a terrific day. dow up 218 points. s&p jumping 25 points. nasdaq up 56 points to get past 3,000. for the first time ever the dow is over 13,000, while at the same time the nasdaq over 3,000. now, cnbc's own bob pasani live at his host at the new york stock exchange. >> good evening. it's time for some excitement down here, don't you think so? i think we had three separate events here today that helped move stocks. sort of a perfect storm for the stock market today. look what we had, number one here. we had global growth issues. china, maybe in for a soft landing. maybe not in for a hand laddering. the u.s. economy is slowly improving. we had retail sales bet
Mar 6, 2012 6:00am EST
at mitt romney with 119, newt gingrich with 30, rick santorum at 17, and ron paul at eight. >> i keep hearing people tell me they were undecided and now they've decided to join with us. >> it's gut check time. who wants it the most? what do you say? >> we're going to be talking to our chief washington correspondent, john harwood, in just a few minutes. in the meantime, jobs and the economy are obviously key issues pour voters right now. listen to this, the atlanta fed has created a new tool that allows you to estimate the number of jobs that president obama needs to get below 8% unemployment. it does assume the participation rate stays the same. if you take that assumption and you plug in the numbers, you figure there are eight months left before november and you want to see a target unemployment rate of 8%, the average monthly change in payrolls needs to be about 130,000. a note out on this topic says that if labor force participation stabilizes at the current rate, then the president needs 232,000 jobs per month to get the unemployment rate below 8% so there are some different facto
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is this will collapse after we leave, but it will be in obama's next term or romney or santorum's first term, and the real disaster i think comes in in that once the islamic extremists take over kabul, they'll begin to move i think to take over pakistan and aid resistance there. when pakistan falls, if it's got nuclear weapons, you've really got problems. >> that's a lot of if's, and they're all pretty gloomy. but i don't think you necessarily have to spin it forward into that entirely negative outlook. >> quite a -- >> right, exactly. now we've got the taliban taking over pakistan and using nuclear weapons, and pat has that done in 35 seconds. pretty good! i think cameron sure sounded committed to the mission, and i think these two leaders went out of their way to reinforce each other's leadership. they feel the weight of history going back to fdr and churchill and reagan even bush and blare. but what the british have gone true some tough moments with afghanistan as well. they had the single biggest loss of life six -- british soldiers died just 10 days or so ago. and the british public, th
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? why not, they're already having sex with interns. then mitt romney proves he's just like average americans by also not being that excited by mitt romney. and my guest peter beinart has a new book about the future of israel. yarmulke jet pack. atlantic city has a new slogan, do ac. meanwhile anderson cooper has a new slogan. what are you doing, get off me. there is the colbert report captioning sponsored by comedy central ( theme song playing ) ( cheers and applause ) . >> stephen: welcome to the report. thank you for joining us. how wonderful. >> stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, stephen, stephen! stephen, steve be en, stephen! >> stephen: thank you so much, everybody. thank you so much. i am not surprised. i have to tell you, folks, i am not surprised by the people in this room. excited. >> thank you so much. folks, i hope, i certainly hope like me you've got lotto fever. i've actually got lotto rash. but to say i'm doing a lot of scratchoffs. and tomorrow, folks s the drawing for the megamillions lottery. $540 million. now to put that into-- to put
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